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Old October 28th, 2010, 10:30 PM   #1
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Song's lyric in a highlight video.. where do you draw the line?

I just wanna know other's opinion on this.. I've found some perfect tunes for wedding video. Very nice music, dynamics and everything.. except that the lyrics is not really about people falling in love!

For example.. I found this nice song about a baby, where it talks about wrapping her in towel, feel her breast etc.. but it will sound more like a horny song if put in context of adults!! then there are other songs about how life is a battle, about a motorbike accident... etc.. but the tunes are excellent!!

Do you guys specifically chose love songs for your highlights? Where do you draw the line when the lyrics become too inappropriate to be used?
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Old October 28th, 2010, 10:37 PM   #2
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You can try to hide some of the lyrics that don't fit with audio from a speech or other natural audio.

I don't personally mind lyrics that don't exactly fit, but my wife can't stand it...so we only use songs that fit within the realm of love.


edit: And I would NEVER use a song that uses mature language.
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Old October 29th, 2010, 10:43 AM   #3
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I am a nut when it comes to music... I'm SUPER picky and have had this problem many times. If I can't fix it by cutting up the song or looping I just don't use it.. PERIOD. I commonly cut entire verses from the middle of a song or loop instrumental sections to get more realestate for vows or something. Of course this is coming from a guy who refuses to ever use a song twice or let the bride pick her own music. So take that for what it's worth.
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Old October 29th, 2010, 02:52 PM   #4
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You mean you've never been tempted to use 'Baby Got Back' as the bride walks down the aisle ;)
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Old November 1st, 2010, 08:55 PM   #5
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I just got my girlfriend listened to the song that has that 'breast' word in it.. she agreed it is a very nice music.. but the lyric is not appropriate :(

In desperate attempt I'm starting to consider dubbing the word 'breast' and change it to 'breath' lol.. :P
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Old November 2nd, 2010, 02:39 AM   #6
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If the lyric doesn't fit then the song doesn't work.
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